National committees

Registration Committee

The Registration Committee is responsible for the NSA Register of Nutritionists. It evaluates and decides on all applications for admission to the Register. It holds four meetings each year at which applications for registration are reviewed. It is chaired by Associate Professor Lynn Riddell and includes members working in the areas of human nutrition, public health and animal nutrition:

  • A/Professor Maxine Bonham, (Deputy Chair) Monash University
  • Professor David Fraser, University of Sydney
  • Professor Neil Mann, RMIT University
  • Denis M'Gee, Magi Solutions (Animal)
  • Dr Sebely Pal, Curtin University
  • Professor Amanda Devine, Edith Cowan University (Public Health)
  • A/Professor Leigh Ward, University of Queensland
  • Dr Tanya Lawlis, University of Canberra
  • Dr Susan Williams, Central Queensland University (Public Health)
  • A/Professor¬†Susan Torres, Deakin University
  • Dr Kylie Smith, University of Tasmania (Public Health)
  • Dr Karin Clark, Curtin University
  • Dr Alison Hill, University of South Australia
  • Professor Lynn Riddell, Deakin University

National Program Committee

The National Program Committee oversees development of the scientific program and selection of speakers for the Annual Scientific Meeting. It is chaired by the President-Elect of the NSA and includes chairs of current and past ASM Organising Committees and key NSA members:

  • A/Professor Alison Coates, University of South Australia
  • Dr Tanya Lawlis, University of Canberra
  • Dr Malcolm Riley, CSIRO
  • Dr Tracey McCaffrey, Monash University
  • Dr Kiran Ahuja, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Sandra Iuliano, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Wayne Bryden, University of Queensland
  • Professor Mark Lawrence, Deakin University
  • Dr Natalie Lister, University of Sydney

Student Mentoring Group

The Student Mentoring Group represents the interests of student members, and in particular organises the Student Masterclass and Young Investigator meet-up at the Annual Scientific Meeting. The current chair is Dr Rebecca Leech.



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